In preparation for new website design, please check and make any needed updates to webpages by Monday

If you are a content manager for a webpage on the college’s website,, please check your pages and make any necessary updates by Monday, July 28. We are preparing for the launch of a new website design in early fall. We will be copying the content of current webpages as of Tuesday, July 29. Please make sure yours is updated with current information!

If you need to make changes to your webpages after Monday, July 28, please email those edits to Rose Raikes in PRM.

Training meetings for content managers, and preview sessions of the new website design for everyone, will be scheduled in late August-early September, prior to the launch of the new website design.


In the news

Jim Dietz, volleyball coach, was selected by USA Volleyball as one of four coaches to run the USA Girls Future Select National Skills Program July 29-Aug. 1 at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Jim was the subject of this story in the SJ-R July 22.

Culinary Institute again site of Army cooks training

The Army returns for a cooks training program Monday, July 28-Monday, Aug. 4,  utilizing the food lab, baking lab and Bistro Verde in the Workforce Career Center. Most days, the student cooks and instructors will be on campus from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The Army coordinators of  the training sessions have consistently praised the support they receive from the college.  More information is available from Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute.

Upcoming Deals at Subway

Now-July 24, Subway at LLCC is offering 25% off any catering order for platters, box lunches, cookie platters and giant subs. Call 786-9625 to place your order or to inquire about pricing.

College For Kids update

IMG_7627The highest number of participants in College for Kids yet-578! We’re in the third and final week of College For Kids on the Springfield campus this summer.  Check out this photo album on Facebook to see what the students have been up to.  We’re especially excited that this year we have  former CFK student, Jacqueline Morrow, returning as a volunteer instructor!

Sangamon Hall Air Conditioning issues

There may be comfort issues in Sangamon Hall on Monday and Tuesday of this week due to a mechanical failure in the air conditioning system. Facilities Services apologizes for any inconveniences this may cause and will work to get the A/C back to normal as quickly as possible. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

This Week at LLCC

The third and final session of College for Kids on the Springfield campus will be held 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Students will begin each day in the Trutter Center, break out to classrooms all over campus, and return to the Trutter Center for closing so please use extra caution, especially driving.

A Radiography Information Session will take place on Monday evening at 6:30 p.m.

A Blood Drive will be held in the Student Union, Menard Hall on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The July Board of Trustees meeting is Wednesday at 5 p.m.

On Thursday, from 9 to 11 a.m., a Rapid Registration event will be held in Menard Hall, 1173 to help current students get registered for Fall classes.  Also, at 1 p.m. a New Student Orientation will begin in the R.H. Stephens Room.

FY15 Leave Time Balances

FY15 leave time balances for benefit-eligible employees have been updated in Colleague and are available for viewing.  You can check your available leave time (or time that is available for employees you supervise) by accessing a report on the HR Portal in the “HR Links” section.  You can access that page by clicking here.


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